Media Advisory - MONOPOLY Here and Now: Vancouver Passes GO!



    VANCOUVER, Aug. 20 /CNW Telbec/ - Congratulations Vancouver! After
5 million worldwide votes have been cast, Vancouver has earned a coveted spot
on the first ever MONOPOLY Here & Now: The World Edition game board. Vancouver
will occupy the orange property traditionally owned by New York Avenue.
    Join Councillor Suzanne Anton and Mr. Monopoly at the PNE today,
Wednesday, August 20th to celebrate! Beginning at 12:00 p.m., people will have
the opportunity to travel around the world on a life-sized MONOPOLY board,
experiencing the culture and traditions of some of the world's greatest
cities. To help celebrate the launch in jet-set style, Expedia.ca, Canada's
most visited full-service online travel service, will be giving away a trip
for two to any destination on the board.

    
    What:     The reveal of the cities that were voted onto the new
              MONOPOLY Here & Now: The World Edition game board!

    Who:      Councillor Suzanne Anton and Mr. Monopoly

    When:     Wednesday, August 20, 2008
              Event runs from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
              Remarks at 1:00 pm

    Where:    PNE Agrodome Plaza
              2901 East Hastings Street
              Vancouver
    

    Media site access / parking: Parking at Gate 9. Enter via Bridgeway South
street. Once in the parking lot drive up the hill to the north end of the
Playland Wooden Roller Coaster. The Media Centre is located in the white
building. Check in at Media Centre for site access passes.




For further information:

For further information: Lisa Bruce, (604) 623-3007, (778) 846-9975 (M),
lisa.bruce@karyo-edelman.com

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